2012 Year in Review – Technology Grants
Dec17

2012 Year in Review – Technology Grants

 As we count down to the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. SUNY Announces First Innovative Instruction Technology Grants Back in August, SUNY announced the first recipients of the Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) program.  The program – which is open to SUNY faculty and support staff – encourages solutions to meet The Power of SUNY’s mission.  The hope is that project...

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5 Gift Ideas for a SUNY Student
Dec13

5 Gift Ideas for a SUNY Student

The holiday season is upon us, and with those tidings of joy come the headaches associated with gift giving.  Your student may have finished shopping for friends and family, but chances are you haven’t finished shopping for your student.  If you are having a difficult time trying to come with a gift for the college student in your life, we’re here to help.  Here are some great gift ideas to show your SUNY student how much you care!...

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Unusual Courses for the Last-Minute Registrant
Dec07

Unusual Courses for the Last-Minute Registrant

Finals are just around the corner and many of you are running on coffee and potato chips.  It may be too soon for you to start thinking about next semester; but if you haven’t registered for next semester’s classes yet, it’s not too late. For those of you who need to fulfill a core requirement but don’t want to take a traditional class, SUNY’s campuses have some unusual course offerings for those undecided about what to...

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FIT’s Fashion and Finance Forum – A History Lesson for the Times
Oct26

FIT’s Fashion and Finance Forum – A History Lesson for the Times

The Fashion Institute of Technology hosted its 2nd Annual Fashion and Finance Forum on Tuesday, October 23. A packed Haft Auditorium filled with FIT and SUNY alumni got a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear the featured conversation between Nobel Laureate economists Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz and ask questions of them. Moderated by Robert Johnson, Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), the forum...

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FIT Presents: The Fashion and Finance Forum – A SUNY Alumni Event
Oct11

FIT Presents: The Fashion and Finance Forum – A SUNY Alumni Event

FIT is hosting the 2nd Annual Fashion and Finance Forum featuring Nobel Prize-winning economists Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman. They will address the stresses present in the dysfunctional U.S. economy and how our society can put itself back on track. Stiglitz and Krugman will focus on the concepts of crisis and repair as seen through the lenses of inequality and fiscal balance. The forum will be moderated by Robert Johnson,...

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SUNY, Research Foundation, Brookhaven National Lab to expand science education
Aug10

SUNY, Research Foundation, Brookhaven National Lab to expand science education

This week, the State University of New York, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the SUNY Research Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding whereby all organizations have pledged to work together on educational program development for students for all ages. The signing took place at Brookhaven Lab with Brookhaven Laboratory Director Sam Aronson, SUNY Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost David Lavallee, and...

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SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College working together on new shared services ventures
Jul31

SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College working together on new shared services ventures

SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College announced today that both schools will be entering into a shared services agreement.  This comes on the heels of the one-year anniversary of the SUNY System announcing the goal of utilizing shared services reduce administrative costs and redirect funding to direct instruction and student support services. “These critical first steps towards implementing common sense and cost...

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Monroe Community College feeds optics industry work force in new partnership with Corning Incorporated Foundation
Jul30

Monroe Community College feeds optics industry work force in new partnership with Corning Incorporated Foundation

Monroe Community College is partnering with the Corning Incorporated Foundation on academic and job training opportunities for local students in the field of optics. Over the next four years, Corning Incorporated Foundation will fund a $500,000 grant to MCC to serve students in the optical systems technology degree and certificate programs. The program was established in 1971.  MCC intends to use the grant to upgrade equipment and...

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